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in washington. >> so the jury is still out. and i'm saying this, this is a point i want to raise with you, adam lashinsky, the knee jerk response, fema is doing a great job, how do you know? how do you know? i just find it offensive when officials who are supposed to be providing help so sure early on that they are. and that is, as these others were pointing out, you could go do aerial shots over staten island at some points looks like mogadishu. and the fact of the matter is, quite rightly we're all over administration officials when it looked like the resonse to katrina was delayed. and i don't believe we applied the same litmus test this time around,ut it is what it is. they have a test the responsiveness of agencies and not reward them with more money, before we know how successful. at this point i would say not suck'sful at all. >> hold on, i almost completely agree with you, neil. where i will give the elected officials the benefit of the doubt, they want to try to be hopeful, right? they want to tryo give people something good about, thank you for the good stuff you are doing. >> you're
party in washington, the party of money. and frankly, if you or i were elected to congress, we'd have to behave like every member of congress does if we want to get reelected, which means we have to his top the people who provide the money for the campaigns for us to run to office, and it's not just joe six pack and mary smith. it's representatives of big corporations and wealthy individuals who come pleading, i just need a little change here to be fair. but they really want to unlevel the playing field and thwart the rigors of the market. there's no such thing as deregulation. that's only new regulation, so what we have done is taken regulations -- i'm not going to defend every regulation, but we took a regulatory scheme that looked at the interests of companies and the interests of customers and other parties, and replaced it with a system of the corporations, by the corporations, that takes away consumer rights. everything is regulated. i like to say, baseball regulates right down to how many stitches on the ball and the color of yarn. everything is regulated. most of the regulatio
and direction of. and with colorado and washington is a huge geo on a drug prohibition that is how it will end in this country like alcohol prohibition. john: alcohol prohibition was repealed by individual states before the federal government? >> one dozen states by the end of the period. john: new york was three years. 104 -- 10 years and forstmann was up to the fed. >> states lived in open defiance than the federal government cannot enforce it the fast majority is that the state level there are not enough agents to go to every colorado pot smoker. >> gapped the same time goodie a was warning people listen, a federal laws are still enforced. but the shift to marriage equality maine, maryland. john: stay on marijuana. >> i am happy to stay on marijuana. [laughter] john: that does not mean they're not in trouble and the obama administration had more dispensaries. >> actually the clinton administrations started to raid merit -- medical marijuana dispensaries that became the goal. john: even after saying we would not. >> exactly. it is of major issue not about drug legalization but can the states
with steve about the bridge tollburrcrat necessary washington dc wreaking our energy supply. i believe in the natural gas revolution . it is 10 percent of our energy supply here in the united states and creating two million jobs and germany is afraid of how powerful our natural gas energy is. i hope that reduces the discomfort. >> victoria. is natural gas green enough for the president. it is a fossil fuel . >> not as clean as bird cleaning windows. the president doesn't want high gras -- gas prices. i am not worried about spiking gas prices. what will increase gas prices is turmoil in the middle east and demand from the u.s. consumer . we are not in recovery mode. and so we are certainly not going to see large spikes in gas prices. >> rick, we have to remember it was the president's energy czar said maybe higher gas prices would be good for the world. >> yeah, neveroing to let him forget that. have i ever told you how smart emac is when her head is screwed on crosscourtly. she had it right. there is it a report out this week that shows initial gas will triple over the next couple of y
, an agreement in the politica posturing and theater that is famous in washington. each side trying to very carefully dance off the cliff without looking like it produced the disaster. there is, in the president' remarks today and boehner's yesterday, the inkling of an overture on each side, now, how much of one? with 52 days left to go, how real? rich edson in washington reading between the lines. what do you think, rich? >> well, neil, there's plenty of space. the's not that many details discussed. neither side says they want to box the other in the corner beginning negotiations. president obama, though, made it fairly clear he wants taxes to go up on wealthier taxpayers saying after the election, he was r-elected, democrats back the senate, and the message in the campaign is wealthier people need to pay more. therefore, that's the approach he's taken. as for what happens in the3 negotiations a next year, we're still very, very early in this, and so we continue to move forward. what we heard from house speaker boehner, he'll talk revenue. unprompted the other say said we'll discuss revenu
, not a word we hear often in washington. if there is compromise to avoid this fiscal cliff, where does it come? john boehner indicated, revenue is possible, but we're not raising tax rates. where is there compromise? >> i think where there's going to be a compromise on taxes, this be would be a good thing on the economy, might exchange lower tax rates in return for a reduction in all the loopholes that as it is distort economic activity. so if boehner were able to achieve that kind of compromise, that's one that the republicans could be pleased with. the bush tax cuts are gone, they're expiring, and the president said that 250,000 below, he wants that extended, but for those making more than 250, will the bush tax cuts come to an end? >> i don't think so. i think actually the they won't come to an end because the democrats don't want major reduction in spending, if you hit the cliff, the spending would go down and politicians love to spend money. an extension of the bush tax cuts, less we're blessed by the relatively few, jeff baso, the late steve jobs, you want to remove the barriers to their
's home. a cost of $80,000. donated funds paid for this condominium near washington, d.c., for the use of charity executives. according to the complaint, while help hospitalized veterans has been raking in millions of dollars, $65 million in just the past two years, according to tax returns, the charity has misled the irs and its donors about where the funds actually go. we know $44 million has gone to fund-raising. the charity says it spent $16 million on these kits for veterans. but the california attorney general's office questions the charity's accounting. >> there have been a number of misstatements to the irs and other regulators in order to suggest that the corporation is much more efficient than it in fact is. >> reporter: and it's not the first time the allegations have been made. california congressman henry waxman has been trying to sound the alarm on help hospitalized veterans since 2008. >> as far as i'm concerned, they ought to be put in jail. it's so terrible what they're doing, using the plight of our veterans to make themselves rich and preying upon the good, well-mean
.s. dangling over the fiscal cliff. washington can't get its act together. speaker boehner challenging president obama to lead us. his first comments on the economy sense reelection, he seems emboldened by his reelection. with more on this, chris stirewalt. it is great to have you here. i want to start by talking about what the president had to say today. he seemed pretty firm on what he said so far about what we need to do with taxes in this country. here is the president. >> i am open to compromise. i am open to new ideas. i am committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that is not balanced. i am not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me, making over $250,000 are not asked to pay a dime more in tas. [applause] gerri: chris, jay carney comes out a few minutes later and he says, well, the president says he will raise taxes on wealthy. so where is the compromise? >> the hope is that the compromise lies in a broader reform. but as you know, this comes down to chime in. you have
, the irresponsibility with in washington that has led us to extraordinary points and much more on their resignation of cia director david patraeus. for bit 007, we have our own super spy scandal. cia director david patraeus resigns setting an extramarital affair and putting -- quoting does it -- teddy roosevelt in his resignation letter. president obama's reelection reigniting the debate about illegal immigration. what a republican shift on illegal immigration bring hispanic voters under the republican banner? and manhattan institute fellow heather macdonald, our guests next. ♪ lou: president obama was a second term, as a strong support from the latino community among others. so the republicans need to shift their views on immigration reform to convince hispanics they should join the party. the republica party. manhattan institute fellow will be joining us here in moments. talk about just those issues. first we turn our attention to the markets and tonight's moneyline. consumer confidence moving high. reaching a five-year high this month according to the university of michigan survey. one is a su
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